Board of Trustees

  • Joel B. Adams, Jr., NC
    Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial Services
  • Marcia A. Angle, NC 
    Adjunct Professor of Environmental Science, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
  • Paul K. Brock Jr., TN
    Financial Advisor, Brown Associates
  • Dell S. Brooke, AL
    Director of Charitable Giving and Member of the Board, EBSCO Industries, Inc. Chairman of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
  • Cathy S. Brown, TN 
    Secretary, Stewart Home School, Frankfort, KY
  • Wendy B. Brown, VA
    Founder, Center for Nonprofit Excellence; Co-founder, Community Investment Collaborative
  • Marion A. Cowell, Jr., NC
    Of Counsel, Kilpatrick Stockton, Charlotte Office; Former General Counsel, First Union
  • Melvin T. Davis, NC
    Private Equity Professional
  • J. Stephen Dockery III, NC
    Managing Partner, Fidus Partners
  • Melanie P. Grinney, AL
    Freelance Writer & Photographer, Board of Directors, Alabama Symphony Orchestra
  • James G. Hanes III, NC
    Owner/Manager, Senah Farm
  • Matthew E. Hapgood, NC
    Co-founder/President, FlyRight, Inc.
  • Anna Kate Hipp, SC
    Trustee Emeritus, Mary Baldwin College; Board Chair, Trees Greenville
  • Mark B. Logan , VA
    Former Chair and CEO of VISX, Inc.
  • Nimrod W.E. Long III, AL
    President, Nimrod Long and Associates Architects
  • Allen L. McCallie , TN
    Partner, Miller & Martin
  • Frederick S. Middleton III, VA
    Founder and Executive Director, Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Edward M. Miller, VA
    Chair, WestWind Investment Management
  • Deaderick C. Montague, TN
    Writer; Capital Campaign Co-Chair, Chattanooga History Center
  • Susan S. Mullin, VA
    Owner/Manager, Ridgeway Farm
  • Jean C. Nelson, TN
    Land Trust for Tennessee Founder and Board Member Emeritus
  • Stephen E. O'Day, GA 
    Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell
  • Charles W. Patrick, Jr., SC
    Founding member, Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman
  • B. Clayton Rolader, GA
    President and COO, Fuqua Capital Corp.
  • William H. Schlesinger, NC/ME
    President, Emeritus, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
  • John Simpkins, D.C.
    General Counsel for the US Agency for International Development
  • Thomas F. Taft, Sr., NC
    President, Taft, Taft & Haigler
  • William L. Want, SC
    Environmental Lawyer; Author, The Law of Wetlands Regulation
  • Nancy Hanes White, NC
    Board of Visitors, UNC Institute for the Environment

President's Council

  • Victor H. Ashe – Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Martin S. Brown – Nashville, Tennessee
  • James P. Craig – Keswick, Virginia
  • Dennis M. Crumpler – Charlottesville, VA
  • Robert L.V. French – Earlysville, Virginia
  • Terry E. Grant – Charlottesville, Virginia
  • John Grisham – Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Ciannat M. Howett – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Hugh C. Lane, Jr. – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Hunter Lewis – Charlottesville, Virginia
  • William Martin – Nashville, Tennessee
  • Michael Morency – Middleburg, Virginia
  • Virginia McGee Richards – Charleston, South Carolina
  • J. Rutherford Seydel II – Atlanta, Georgia
  • James Gustave Speth – Charleston, South Carolina
  • Alice M. Stanback – Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Bradford G. Stanback – Canton, North Carolina
  • Fred Stanback – Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Jennifer T. Stanley – Oxford, Maryland